Position of the Week: Close Encounter

by Emma

on 2 Feb 2024

Position of the Week: Close Encounter

Climb on top and ride your way to climax city. A classic seated position, Close Encounter increases the intensity and closeness between each partner, allowing you both to enjoy deep penetration and delicious vibrations from your pocket-sized bullet vibe.


The giving partner sits in a chair or on a sofa. The receiving partner climbs on top and sits on their lap, bending their legs behind them. The receiving partner holds a Lovehoney Sweet Kiss Bullet Vibrator in their hand.


This position is great for deepening intimacy and exploring deep penetration. The partner sitting on top can control the motion of play, as they rub and grind their penis or clitoris against their lover. This position is also a winner for partners with differences in height or weight, as it avoids any discomfort – no squishing allowed!


You can adjust the penetration depth by having the giving partner sit nearer to the chair's edge, while the receiving partner can grip their partner's shoulders or the chair's back for better movement and thrusting.

Make it easier

If you or your partner use a mobility aid, this seated position is perfect for you, particularly if you have difficulties with balance or standing for too long. Just make sure you have your bullet vibrator close by, so you’re not fumbling around when you’re ready to play.

Make it even better

Incorporate some light bondage with a pair of nipple suckers. It's also an amazing position to pop in a vibrating butt plug for some truly orgasmic sensations. Wrap this package up with a good quality water-based lubricant and you’ll be ready to rumble.

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Not the position for you?

We're working to make sure that everyone is represented on our website, regardless of who you love, so we'll be using a variety of gender depictions in our Position of the Week posts. This will include straight, gay, lesbian, and gender neutral couples, but all positions will have details in the description of how to make them work for your own relationship dynamic.

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Written by Emma. Lovehoney Editorial Team
Emma joined Lovehoney in 2022 and is the content team’s Welsh writing wizard. Emma is passionate about gender inclusivity and loves learning about all things lingerie and sex toys. Emma pens the ever-popular ‘Position of the Week’ blogs and can often be found pondering the length of a King Cock dildo.

Originally published on 2 Feb 2024. Updated on 31 Jan 2024